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Headlines or Headings?
I noticed that here in treehouse videos they use the term 'Headlines' for html elments such as h1, h2, etc. Whereas in other sites they use 'Headings'.
What's more I had a discussion with a web designer and we spoke about this and I said Headlines and he was shocked and said what's headlines? And after a minute he realized and said: Do you mean Headings?
So my question is that why treehouse does teach us the good standards out there?
James Barnett39,199 Points
Suli S -
I'm guessing you are referring to the Markup video in the HTML Deep Dive course.
Here's a quote from the transcript:
(03:12) For the header, up at the top of this text we want to add our first level headline tags.
As you can see from quote, Nick Pettit is referring to the top line of the document as a header and referring to the HTML element
<h1> as a level 1 headline. The term header is this context is merely being used a description to the location in the document and has nothing to do with the actual markup used.
I can see where this post is "heading", haha. Sorry, just a little html humor...I might be out of my "element" here, but why do we call it a "hash-tag" or "pound sign" when its technically called an "octothorp"? If you like it called a "heading", call it that. I do, but I also know what it is when someone else calls it a "headline".
This is just Tomayto Tomahto... They're synonyms: http://thesaurus.com/browse/headline?s=t It's a matter of preference really, and not all that big of a deal. Often heading tags are used to create visual "headlines". Just like how someone might call